| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Warner Bros. has filed a series of explosive allegations against its longtime legal nemesis as a key decision looms that could affect its ownership of Superman.
The Burbank studio's DC Comics unit said in a legal filing Wednesday in Los Angeles federal...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Superman won’t be going up, up, and away from Warner Bros.
In a crucial legal victory for the Burbank studio, a federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday denied an effort by the heirs of Superman co-creator Joseph Shuster to reclaim their 50%...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 11:47 AM
DC Comics' superheroes can finally team up on the big screen following yesterday's legal victory for Warner Bros. in its long-running fight over the rights to Superman.
The studio is expected to accelerate development of a planned "Justice League"...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:34 PM
In a move that could provide a boost to the small but growing digital comic book business, DC Comics has signed deals to sell comics through online stores owned by Apple, Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
Previously, comic book readers could only buy digital...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:38 AM
The lobbies of most Hollywood offices are decorated with movie posters and Academy Awards.
But on the sixth floor of a building on Warner Bros.' Burbank lot, the lobby is decorated with patents — 24 of them, for things such as "a method and...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 7:14 AM
In taking the reins of Warner Bros., one of Kevin Tsujihara's first tasks will be returning calm to a studio that has been racked by divisions and infighting.
Although Warner was Hollywood's No. 1 supplier of television shows, No. 1 in the home video...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Walt Disney Co.'s video game division laid off about 50 staffers Tuesday from several locations on the same day that it closed the Austin, Texas, studio that produced its "Epic Mickey" titles.
The layoffs were separate from the people who lost their...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Committing to the genre after years of fits and starts, Warner Bros. on Monday said it will produce one animated movie per year beginning in 2014.
Every other major studio in Hollywood has established an animation strategy in the past few years, with...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Following weak box office performances for re-releases of "Monsters, Inc.," "Finding Nemo" and "Beauty and the Beast" in 3-D, Walt Disney Studios has canceled plans for a 3-D "The Little Mermaid" in June.
The underwater animated hit from 1989 was...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 7:57 AM
A little over a year after his surprise departure from Walt Disney Co. as head of consumer products, Andy Mooney has been named chief executive of sports apparel company Quiksilver.
During his 11 years at Disney, Mooney was known for building the...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:25 PM
With just three weeks to go until a self-imposed Labor Day deadline, DreamWorks Animation is coming down to the wire in talks for a distribution deal with 20th Century Fox or Sony Pictures.
Those two studios are now the top candidates to replace...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Shrek and Po have found a new home.
DreamWorks Animation, the Glendale studio behind such hit animated franchises as "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar," has signed a five-year deal with 20th Century Fox, which will distribute its movies...